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August 1850 in Music History

Events in Music


Music releaseMusic Premiere

Aug 28 Richard Wagner's opera "Lohengrin" premieres at Weimar, Germany

Composer Richard Wagner
Composer
Richard Wagner

Birthdays in Music

  • Aug 5 Anton Simon, Russian composer, born in Paris (d. 1916)

Deaths in Music

  • Aug 4 Frantisek Tucek, composer, dies at 68